Tag archive for ‘Pasta’
Italian food
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Vero Italiano: classic Italian dishes

Food writer Mario Matassa introduces some Italian classics – traditional dishes that are known all over the world, yet rarely prepared properly outside of Italy – and shows us how they should be made… Photos More...

spaghetti carbonara
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Spaghetti carbonara

Mario Matassa guides us through the recipe for a truly authentic spaghetti carbonara… it’s both simple and delicious. Get set to cook like an Italian!   Serves 4 Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking More...

Fusili pasta
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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The best short pasta on test

There are hundreds of pasta shapes out there, some more familiar than others. Here we try out seven short pastas – read on and enhance your Italian cooking! With the best will in the world, no one has time to More...

Pasta Vongole
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Pasta Vongole

Serve this classic Italian seafood pasta in hot bowls and finish with a sprinkling of chopped herbs – a perfect midweek meal for any time of year Serves 4 Preparation time 15 mins Cooking time 10 mins Ingredients: 800g More...

antique picture Italy: Naples, Pasta Factory
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Past Italia: Pasta in Italy

This image of a 19th-century factory in Naples illustrates just how fundamental pasta is to Italian cuisine Where or when pasta originated is something we will never know. A lot of the problem lies in what we mean More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Seducing my husband without salt: Part 1

Rachael Martin on what living in Italy has taught her about food: from pasta to risotto and beyond… The first time I made my Italian boyfriend a dish of pasta, he took one mouthful and looked at me. Horrified. More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Linguine with spicy prawns

This linguine with spicy prawns or linguine con gambrel picanti is a fantastic dish for a midweek meal.  Make this for your family this week – you can make it as hot or as mild as you like! Linguine with More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Filled pasta

Simple and satisfying, there is an amazing array of flavoursome filled pasta to be found on the market these days – we taste seven leading brands to find our favourite. While there is nothing to rival a melting More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli

This pasta dish by Lakeland is just what is needed for a tasty meal.  Ingredients: For the pasta: 160g ‘00’ flour, plus extra to dust 240g fine semolina 5 eggs For the filling: 600g cooked spinach, squeezed More...

Basil Pesto
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Basil Pesto

Make your own basil pesto. The perfect addition to pasta topped with tomatoes, rocket and parmesan.  Basil Pesto by Lakeland Ingredients: 50g basil leaves 30g pine nuts, lightly toasted 30g Parmesan cheese or More...